5.1 Rattles Trinidad And Tobago

Earthquake location 11.3076S, -59.8327W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Roxborough in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 16:35:09 / October 21, 2018 @ 4:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -59.8327 West, latitude 11.3076 North, depth = 7.18 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hfaa. Unique identifier: us1000hfaa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:35:09 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.18 km (4 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Scarborough (c. 17 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scarborough (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/10/21/moderate-earthquake-5-1-mag-was-detected-near-roxborough-in-trinidad-and-tobago/

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